Health Benefits Of Neem Tree Leaf, Seed, Bark, Flowers
Here we have listed amazing Health Benefits of Neem leaves. It is useful for multiple problem related to Skin, Hair, Blood etc…
Neem – a word that may make the uninitiated say, “eh?” But neem is rapidly gaining popularity for its many health applications. Neem is a species of evergreen tree native to India, where all of its parts have been used for centuries in cosmetics, insect repellants, and medicinal cures.
The following is a list of examples the various uses of each part of the neem plant.
Benefits of Fruit and Seeds of Neem
Neem oil is non-culinary vegetable oil produced by pressing the seeds and fruit of the neem plant. It is used for a wide variety of skin problems. A short list of the conditions it has relieved or cured include acne, psoriasis, tuberculosis, fever, eczema, ulcers, dry skin, lice, and irritation. Applied to hair, it improves the health of hair and prevents graying and hair loss.
In addition to improving skin conditions, neem oil is an excellent non-toxic alternative to insect repellant. It has the added bonus of generally improving your skin while fighting off mosquitoes, gnats, and other biting pests.
Benefits of Neem Leaf
Neem leaf is known to boost internal biological functions when taken in tea or capsule form. Its uses include but are not limited to improved respiratory function, strengthened immune system, better digestive processing, and the scrubbing of toxins from the blood.
One idea holds that grinding the leaf into a powder, mixing it with a little water, and then applying the resultant paste to the eyes will improve certain eye problems. This claim does not go so far as to say it will cure blindness.
Another method of relieving the itching from eczema or other irritating skin conditions – if you have access to neem leaves but not neem oil – is to fill a bath with hot water and strew it with the leaves. Steep yourself in it for about half an hour and the itchiness will disappear.
It has been suggested that neem leaves can help prevent or cure malaria. However, the proof for this is somewhat dubious.
Benefits of Neem Tree Bark
The bark of the neem tree can be used in natural form, or as a powder. Ingested as powder, it reduces fever (while simultaneously providing all the other already-mentioned benefits as well). When rubbed over the teeth in bark or twig form, it improves dental health. Not only will it make teeth whiter, but it can also prevent gum disease, bad breath, and oral infections.
Benefits of Neem Tree Flower
Neem flowers, when dried and powdered, also has many uses. Flowers can be ingested in any form or be applied to the skin as a paste. They are said to particularly improve digestive, intestinal, and blood conditions. The flowers are used in the preparation of special foods for diabetics.
Neem Tree Other Benefits
So far, there is no part of the neem plant that does not in some way improve the health of humans. There are, however, other applications.
Neem is a popular component of some Indian dishes. It contributes to the food while at the same time still maintaining its health-giving properties. Neem gum is a rich source of protein. However, for those planning to make a meal out of neem, keep in mind that the plant is more bitter than the average acetaminophen. Your guests will be healthier for it, but they may not thank you.
Neem oil is an effective spermicide that works on both animals and people. In that regard it is an excellent form of birth control. But this means that it should not be taken by anyone who is pregnant or is planning to become so.
Flea Repellant and Fur Improver
Surprise! Neem helps pets, too! Lightly rubbing neem oil into cat or dog fur will improve the shine of the coat and repel fleas. It will also not harm your pet should he or she attempt to lick it off.
It seems there is no end to benefits of neem. Neem-based products are relatively inexpensive and easy to obtain either online or from organic health food stores. It is also fairly easy to grow – grows quickly even in desert conditions, so you could plant your own. However, as mentioned above, humans (and pets) wishing to become or stay pregnant should avoid neem. Some studies suggest there is a risk of side effects in children. To be on the safe side, consult a qualified expert before giving it to the very young.